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Artist-in-Residence Leesa Haapapuro

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Vandalia
Artist-in-Residence Leesa Haapapuro will be in the Opportunity Space creating a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch her work, or class times to help her create!


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Teen Fiction Writing Contest

Friday, February 17, 2017
All Locations
Teens residing in Montgomery County are invited to stretch their creativity in our annual Teen Fiction Writing Contest.  Entries will be accepted January 3-February 17, 2016 via email to smoser@daytonmetrolibrary.org or in person at each branch location.  Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at an awards ceremony on March 18th at the Northwest Branch.   Entries will be accepted in the following categories: 
  • Grades 7-9 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 7-9 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 7-9 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 10-12 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
Prizes in each category will be $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third place.  The Dayton Metro Library Friends are generously sponsoring this contest.

See www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more details.
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Sewing Machines Available for Walk-In Use

Monday, January 23, 2017

Sewing Machines Available for Walk-In Use

Monday, January 30, 2017

Homework Help

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 1

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 

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Registration is closed

Teen/Tween Book Club

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Read and discuss popular books.  Participants should be in grade 6-12. Members have input in what is read.
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display.  Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up. 
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room. Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display. Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up.
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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time set aside for ages 9-12.
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Lego Block Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Attention, Lego enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic building bash! We’ll supply the blocks—you supply the imagination.
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Make It Yourself Monday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Are you a maker?  Do you like to build things?  Do you like technology?  Do you like arts and crafts?  Stop by the library for a variety of projects you can make yourself!  All supplies are provided by the library.  No registration is required.
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Writing Workshop

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Sharpen your writing skills with a published writer and author of 8 books including "Finding Faith", Mrs. Tina Toles.  Mrs. Toles will help the teenagers become more skillful writers and story tellers.

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Popcorn & A Movie

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room

Every other Monday, 6:00 - 8:00 p. m. 

Call us for the movie titles, and we'll provide the snacks.  

 

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Teen Art and Making

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Examples include 3D printing, making stress balls, and painting and drawing. Grades 7th-12th. Limited to 15 people, first come first serve.
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Sewing Machines Available for Walk-In Use

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration is open

Coding with Sphero

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Brookville
Community Room
It's a robot invasion! Take our Sphero 'bots for a spin and teach them tricks. Ages 9-12. Please register in advance.
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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time set aside for ages 9-12.
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Tween Hangout

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Come hang out with your friends and do the monthly activity. For kids in grades 4-6. 
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Homework Help

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 1

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 

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Tremendous Maker Kit Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Come sample one of Dayton Metro Library's Maker Kits.  January: Computer, February: Music, March: 3D, April:Kitchen.
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display.  Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up. 
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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and children to enjoy together.  Great fun for the whole family!
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Teen Afterschool Meetup

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Catch-up and collaborate with friends, play games, make crafts, and get homework help.  Snacks provided.
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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time set aside for ages 9-12.
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Valor Martial Arts: Self Defense

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Learn to defend yourself in this presentation by Valor Martial Arts. Dress comfortably and learn some self defense moves that can be used to protect yourself.
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